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Aircraft Technician - Powerplant

at Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 67
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

MCTC's Aircraft Technician program will prepare you to perform extensive maintenance, repair work and detailed inspections on all types of aircraft while meeting Federal Aviation Administrative standards.
You will learn to service, repair, and overhaul aircraft systems, structures and engines to ensure proper operation and safety. In addition, you will learn how to access information on specifications, diagnostics and troubleshooting techniques.
You will gain hands-on training and you will have the chance to work on hydraulics, pneumatics, navigation, electrical and instrument systems. Given the importance of teamwork in the aviation environment, you will be instructed on team-building and communication techniques. You will also learn valuable decision-making and deductive-reasoning skills.

Program Locations

  • Delta Building C 55450

Labor Market Information

  • Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers

  • Median wage: $22.77/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

  • Median wage: $26.72/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403 Toll-Free: (800) 247-0911 Local: (612) 659-6200 Email:

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